Gulf oil spill civil trial delayed for settlement talks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - People close to case the case say the Gulf oil spill trial has been delayed, to allow another week for settlement talks. Billions of dollars are on the line in t..
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Romney worries about transition in Afghanistan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney says the decision to pull international military personnel from Afghan ministries is "an extraordinary admission of a failure" to establish strong tie..
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Santorum: no apology needed for Quran burning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum criticized President Barack Obama's apology for the burning of Qurans in Afghanistan, adding that Afghanistan should..
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Quran protests in Afghanistan kill 2, wound 7 NATO troops

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Protesters angry over Quran burnings by American troops lobbed grenades at a U.S. base in northern Afghanistan and clashed with police and troops in a day..
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Journalist Marie Colvin likely to be buried in Syria, mother says

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The body of Marie Colvin, a veteran correspondent for The Sunday Times of London who was killed in a shelling attack in the Syrian city of Homs, will likely be buried inside Syria, her mother said Saturday.
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U.S. in 'intense' talks over workers in Egypt

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States is having "intense discussions" with the Egyptian government to resolve the case of more than a dozen American overseas aid workers facing charges as part of an Egyptian crackdown on nongovernmental organizations, a senior administration official said Saturday.
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Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital in South Africa

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital Saturday following an abdominal complaint, the government said.
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2 US troops shot in Kabul; NATO pulls workers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A gunman killed two American military advisers with shots to the back of the head Saturday inside a heavily guarded ministry building, and NATO ordered mi..
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Naked man steals fire truck, kills pedestrian in SC

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a man who was naked stole a fire truck at an apartment complex in South Carolina and sped away, killing a pedestrian who was walking on a si..
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Syrian forces pound opposition

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces pounded resistance strongholds Saturday, opposition activists said, raising questions about what immediate effect a plan by world powers to end the violence will have in the hardest hit areas.
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Oil surges after Iran uranium warning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Oil prices surged on Friday as the UN's nuclear watchdog said Iran had significantly increased its production of higher-grade uranium over the past six months and had failed to dispel concerns that it was pursuing atomic weapons.
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Thousands go crazy for new shoes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

Sneaker fanatics who lined up outside stores overnight got their first crack Friday at a new outer-space themed Nike basketball shoe, getting so unruly in some cities that police w..
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Troops in Afghanistan on high alert

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Violence in Afghanistan today includes deadly gunfire inside the Interior Ministry. Officials say two NATO service members died. Westerners serve as ..
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Republican presidential candidates on the issues

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Here's where the 2012 Republican presidential candidates stand on a selection of issues.    They are former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Texas Rep...
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Illegal immigrant discovered to have false identity

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On Wednesday, after allegedly committing a lewd act at a beach access in Bonita, Miguel Angel Rivera-Flores was arrested by Lee County Sheriff’s deputies. R..
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Al Qaeda-linked group claim Iraq attacks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Islamic State of Iraq has claimed responsibility for Thursday's attacks in that country that killed dozens of people and wounded hundreds more.
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Haiti's prime minister quits after just a few months

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille submitted his resignation Friday, President Michel Joseph Martelly announced.
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Inspectors: Iran boosting enrichment efforts

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran has failed to cooperate with efforts to verify that its nuclear program is purely peaceful, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency concluded Friday in a report posted online by a non-proliferation group.
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Ohio man given choice of Facebook apology or jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CINCINNATI (AP) - A man who was threatened with jail time for posting comments about his estranged wife on his personal Facebook page unless he posted daily apologies for a month s..
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Johnson & Johnson CEO getting bigger bonus in 2012

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Johnson & Johnson says it is bumping up the bonus of retiring CEO Bill Weldon by 55 percent in 2012.    The New Brunswick, N.J., company says Wel..
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